Abu’s M-16 recovered PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 01 December 2014 11:46

Security forces recovered last Fruday an M16 rifle loaded with 17 rounds of ammunition during a joint operation against the Abu Sayyaf at Sitio Tambak, Barangay Landang Laum, Sacol Island.

A police report disclosed that soldiers from the Task Force Zamboanga under Col. Andrelino Colina and men of the city police office with some members of the Civilian Armed Auxiliary swooped down on Landang Laum to serve a warrant of arrest against Gafur Pingli alias Gaps around 4:30 a.m. But the target and several companions escaped before the lawmen arrived.

During a clearing operation, police and military personnel recovered an Elisco M16 rifle with one short magazine loaded with 17 rounds of ammunition. —Dan Toribio Jr.